List Common Phrases Starting With ‘L’

The meanings of common phrases and sayings starting with the letter L. Choose one below from the list for additional details.

L‘ – Phrases

Let Bygones Be Bygones
To forget about problems in the past and to return to being on friendly terms with someone. Similar to other English phrases like “bury the hatchet.”

Let Her Rip
1. Permission to start something.  2. To make a vehicle go faster.

Let The Cat Out Of The Bag
To make secret information known. Similar to the common phrase “spill the beans.”

To go at a quick pace; no delaying!

Lightning Never Strikes The Same Place Twice
An unusual event or situation that is unlikely to happen again to the same person.

Like Father, Like Son
Resembling one’s parents in terms of appearance or behavior.

Like Shooting Fish In a Barrel
Something that is easy to do; an action that’s simple to accomplish.

Long In The Tooth
Someone or something that is old in age.

Love Birds
A pair of people who have a shared love for each other.

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